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Procedure

  1. 1. TEXT TYPES BY WWW.TEXT-TYPES.COM
  2. 2. www.text-types.com <ul><li>Each genre has its function/social purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Each genre has its text/generic structure </li></ul><ul><li>Each genre uses different language features </li></ul>
  3. 4. P R O C E D U R E <ul><li>IS USED TO INFORM AND TO DIRECT SOMEONE ON HOW TO DO or MAKE SOMETHING, or HOW TO ACHIEVE A GOAL </li></ul><ul><li>A very important genre in a society because it enables people to get things done </li></ul><ul><li>Is commonly used in the oral and written mode </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: recipes, games rules, appliance manuals, directions to reach a destination, instructions to do something </li></ul>
  4. 5. GENERIC STRUCTURE: P R O C E D U R E <ul><li>GOAL </li></ul><ul><li>purpose of doing something </li></ul><ul><li>MATERIALS </li></ul><ul><li>things needed to realize goal </li></ul><ul><li>STEPS </li></ul><ul><li>things to do to realize goal </li></ul>
  5. 6. LANGUAGE FEATURES OF PROCEDURE <ul><li>Generalized participants (things/objects) </li></ul><ul><li>The reader or the person following the instructions is referred to in a general way (ONE/YOU) or is not mentioned (Pour the boiling water into a bowl) </li></ul><ul><li>Temporal sequence/adverbial of time (first, at the beginning, then, next, finally) </li></ul><ul><li>Simple present tense (i.e. imperatives) </li></ul><ul><li>Action verbs/material processes (go, hold, take, spread) </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Goal </li></ul><ul><li>How to make a cheese Omelet </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>- Ingredients </li></ul><ul><li> 1 egg, 50 gr cheese, ¼ cup milk, 3 tablespoon cooking </li></ul><ul><li>oil, a pinch of salt and pepper. </li></ul><ul><li>- Utensils </li></ul><ul><li> Frying pan, fork, spatula, cheese grater, bowl, plate. </li></ul><ul><li>Steps </li></ul><ul><li>1. Crack an egg into a bowl </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>2. whisk the egg with a fork until it is smooth </li></ul><ul><li>3. add milk and whisk well </li></ul><ul><li>4. grate the cheese into the bowl and stir </li></ul><ul><li>5. heat the oil in the frying pan </li></ul><ul><li>6. pour the mixture into the frying pan </li></ul><ul><li>7. turn the omelet with the spatula when it browns </li></ul><ul><li>8. cook both sides </li></ul><ul><li>9. place on a plate; season with salt and pepper </li></ul><ul><li>10. eat while warm. </li></ul>

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